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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a bin (usually in or outside a public building) into which the public can put rubbish.

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  • n. bin (usually in or outside a public building) into which the public can put rubbish

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Examples

  • Elspeth bowed her head and began to run, dunking the mangled brolly in a lamppost-mounted litterbin as she passed.

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  • He threw the remains of his lunch in the litterbin outside the shop and hurried to catch up with her.

    Death of a Charming Man

  • For example, one film showed a woman drinking coffee from a paper cup in the street before discarding the cup in a litterbin; another film showed a (different) woman posting a letter.

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